Vacancy for secretary

Dunadd Communities Council current secretary, Hazel Fuller will be finishing at the end of March 2024.  We are looking for a secretary to start from the 15th March 2024, our next meeting is the 27th March in Ford.  

DCC meet on the last Wednesday of every 2nd month.  Secretarial duties include –

Creating agendas and distributing these

Taking minutes at meetings and distributing these

Preparing for the AGM and attending and minuting this

Publishing agendas and minutes on the website

Managing Facebook and the website

Dealing with correspondence

Liaising with relevant stakeholders to answer queries from correspondence and meetings

Checking planning applications weekly and publishing these – sending comments, objections or approvals after discussions

Working closely with the chair, treasurer and other community councillors

Salary – this role will be classed as renumeration and the salary will be £60 per meeting.

 Please note you do not need to reside in the Dunadd area to apply for the role however will be expected to attend meetings.

To apply for the role or for any further information, please send a covering letter by email  to convener@dunaddcc.org by 7th March 2024.

Agenda 29th November 2023

Please find the agenda for the next meeting on the 29th November to be held in the Kilmartin Museum. Please note that there is a change of start time to this meeting. The meeting will start at 7pm. This is to allow additional time for agenda item 2. We have been asked by the council, to collate a list of questions following the recent flooding. All members of the public are welcome.

If anyone cannot attend please email secretary@dunaddcc.org before the 29th November with any comments/ questions you wish to make.

Micro grants

Did you know that individuals and community groups can apply to Dunadd Community Council for a micro grant of up to £250.

The grant can be used for anything that has a community benefit – eg community activities, training courses (that benefit the community), community and school events.

Some of the grants we have awarded this year include – a new notice board in Kilmartin, new pads for defibrillators in Ford and Kilmartin and book swap.

If you would like to apply for a grant, please email secretary@dunaddcc.org with a covering letter stating what you are looking for and how this will benefit the community. Decisions are made at the next meeting following the receipt of application.

Thank you.

Planning Applications

Please find links below to the most recent planning applications –

23/01367/PP

23/01367/PP | Change of use of former church to form dwellinghouse, formation of vehicular access and driveway, erection of garage/carport, formation of opening in boundary wall to provide pedestrian access and associated works | Kilmichael Glassary Parish Church Kilmichael Glassary Argyll And Bute (argyll-bute.gov.uk)

23/01369/LIB

23/01369/LIB | External and internal alterations to former church to form dwellinghouse including formation of opening in boundary wall to provide pedestrian access and associated works | Kilmichael Glassary Parish Church Kilmichael Glassary Argyll And Bute (argyll-bute.gov.uk)

23/01393/NMA

23/01393/NMA | Non material amendment to planning application 18/01327/PP (Erection of dwellinghouse, installation of sewage treatment plant and formation of access) – amended vehicular access | Land North West Of Carnach Kilmichael Glen Lochgilphead Argyll And Bute PA31 8QL (argyll-bute.gov.uk)

23/01395/PNWAY

23/01395/PNWAY | Formation of forest track | Ormaig Woodland Kilmartin Argyll And Bute (argyll-bute.gov.uk)

23/01167/PAWAY

23/01167/PAWAY | Formation of forest track (355m in length) | Eredine Woodland East Lochaweside Argyll And Bute (argyll-bute.gov.uk)

23/01294/PAWAY

23/01294/PAWAY | Formation of forest track | Ducharnan Kilmichael Glen Lochgilphead Argyll And Bute PA31 8QL (argyll-bute.gov.uk)